Renault Megane IV RS Trophy-R sets new record at Suzuka

After setting new FWD records at the Nürburgring (Germany),  Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium) and The Bend Motorsport Park (Australia),   the mighty Renault Megane IV RS Trophy-R broke another front-wheel-drive production car record - this time at Suzuka (Japan) with a time of 2’25’’454.Experienced driver Laurent Hurgon who was actively involved in the development of many Megane RS generations in the past, set the time on November 26th 2019 adding another record in his achievements. The 5.8 km long Suzuka circuit with the 18 curves is located in ...

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Renault Megane IV RS Trophy-R sets new record at The Bend Motorsport Park

After setting lap records for the fastest front-wheel-drive production car at both the Nürburgring and Spa-Francorchamps in Europe, the Renault Megane IV RS Trophy-R arrived to South Australia to set a new record at The Bend Motorsport Park.The Renault Megane IV RS Trophy-R lapped the 4.95 km circuit in 2.14:316 as demonstrated in the video above, with James Moffat behind the wheel. The driver who is currently racing at TCR Australia with the Garry Rogers Motorsport TCR team, said: “To be able to ...

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Renault Megane IV RS Trophy-R sets new record at Spa-Francorchamps

On 24 July 2019, the Renault Megane IV RS Trophy-R broke the front wheel drive production car record at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium with a time of 2'48"338. This makes it almost  5" faster than the previous record (2'53"72) set by Honda Civic Type R (FK8) last year.Laurent Hurgon was the driver for this attempt, after his record at the Nürburgring on the 21st of May 2019. Following his new record at Spa-Francorchamps he stated: I am, ...

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Renault Megane IV RS Trophy-R sets new Nürburgring record

Renault announced that the brand new Megane IV RS Trophy-R broke the front wheel drive production car record at the Nürburgring, scoring a lap time of 7'40"10 and taking the crown from the Honda Civic Type R (FK8) which held the record previously with 7'43"8.The Megane IV RS Trophy-R is fitted with the 1.8 TCe engine producing 300hp / 220kW and 400Nm mated to a six speed manual transmission - just like in the Renault Megane IV RS Trophy. However the ...

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